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REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN (CE 502) REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN (CE 502)

PRELIM EXAMINATION PRELIM EXAMINATION


1ST Semester – S.Y. 2018-2019 1ST Semester – S.Y. 2018-2019

Instructions: Write your final answer in the questionnaire. Show the Instructions: Write your final answer in the questionnaire. Show the
complete solution for each situation. There will be deduction in points complete solution for each situation. There will be deduction in points
for incomplete solution. for incomplete solution.

Topics Covered: Topics Covered:


1. Design of Beams for Flexure – Singly, Doubly, and T 1. Design of Beams for Flexure – Singly, Doubly, and T
Beams Beams
2. Design of Beams for Shear and Torsion 2. Design of Beams for Shear and Torsion

Situation 1. A 6 m reinforced concrete beam carries a dead load of Situation 1. A 6 m reinforced concrete beam carries a dead load of
45 kN/m (including beam weight) and live load of 65 kN/m. Given the 45 kN/m (including beam weight) and live load of 65 kN/m. Given the
following properties, b = 350 mm, d = 500 mm, f’ c = 27.5 MPa , fy = following properties, b = 350 mm, d = 500 mm, f’ c = 27.5 MPa , fy =
414 MPa. 414 MPa.

a. Singly Analysis. Compute the ultimate moment capacity of the a. Singly Analysis. Compute the ultimate moment capacity of the
beam if contains maximum tension steel reinforcement. (Disregard beam if contains maximum tension steel reinforcement. (Disregard
the loads) the loads)
b. Doubly Analysis. Compute for the required compression steel b. Doubly Analysis. Compute for the required compression steel
area. Use d’ = 80 mm. area. Use d’ = 80 mm.

Situation 2. A 5 m reinforced concrete beam carries a dead load of Situation 2. A 5 m reinforced concrete beam carries a dead load of
60 kN/m (including beam weight) and live load of 85 kN/m. Given the 60 kN/m (including beam weight) and live load of 85 kN/m. Given the
following beam properties, b = 360 mm, d = 560 mm, f’c = 27.6 MPa , following beam properties, b = 360 mm, d = 560 mm, f’c = 27.6 MPa ,
fy = 414 MPa, As = 6-25mm, Φstirrups = 10 mm. fy = 414 MPa, As = 6-25mm, Φstirrups = 10 mm.

a. Solve for the required spacing near the support a. Solve for the required spacing near the support
b. Solve for the required spacing at a distance of 1.2 m from the b. Solve for the required spacing at a distance of 1.2 m from the
support. support.

Situation 3. The beams in a floor system has a length of 6.8 m and a Situation 3. The beams in a floor system has a length of 6.8 m and a
center to center spacing of 1.36 m. A T-beam is to be designed from center to center spacing of 1.36 m. A T-beam is to be designed from
this floor system which contains a slab thickness of 110 mm, this floor system which contains a slab thickness of 110 mm,
effective depth of 680 mm, width of web of 320 mm. Use fy = 414 effective depth of 680 mm, width of web of 320 mm. Use fy = 414
MPa and f’c = 20.7 MPa. As = 8-32mm. MPa and f’c = 20.7 MPa. As = 8-32mm.

a. Solve for the moment capacity of the beam. a. Solve for the moment capacity of the beam.

Situation 4. A reinforced concrete beam has a factored shear of 200 Situation 4. A reinforced concrete beam has a factored shear of 200
kN and factored torsion of 30 kN-m. Given the following beam kN and factored torsion of 30 kN-m. Given the following beam
properties: b = 280 mm, total depth = 500 mm, diameter of tension properties: b = 280 mm, total depth = 500 mm, diameter of tension
bars = 32 mm, diameter of stirrups = 10 mm, clear cover in all sides= bars = 32 mm, diameter of stirrups = 10 mm, clear cover in all sides=
60 mm. 60 mm.

a. Solve for the required spacing of transverse and longitudinal a. Solve for the required spacing of transverse and longitudinal
reinforcement. reinforcement.